We remember Frederick William Owen Potts

We remember Frederick William Owen Potts

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Timeline

Timeline

1892
birth Reading United Kingdom Source:7647563 18th December 1892
1896
sibling Nellie Potts Source:7647701 1896
1901
location 54 Edgehill Street, Reading United Kingdom parents address Source:7647704 April 1901
1911
employment Mechanical Engineer Reading United Kingdom Source:7647701 April 1911
1911
employment Mechanical Engineer Fitter Apprentice Reading United Kingdom Source:7647563 1911
1911
location 54, Edgehill Street, Reading, Berkshire United Kingdom parents address Source:7647563 1911
1915
theatres Egypt :4 Source:3566222 2nd April 1915
1915
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:3566222 21st August 1915
1915
theatres Gallipoli :2b Source:3566222 29th September 1915
1915
marriage Ruth Wellstead Source:7647714 15th December 1915
1943
dates Age 50 Source:7647571 1943
service British Army Trooper 70160 Berkshire Yeomanry Source:3566222
service British Army Lance Corporal 1300 Berkshire Yeomanry I/1st Berkshire Yeomanry, Territorial Force, Source:8504388
1943
death Not War Related Died at ''Greenlands,'' Redlands Road, Reading. Probate--7th January to Ruth Potts (widow) and William Charles Wellstead, civil servant. Effects £3803. 9s. 6p Reading, Berkshire United Kingdom Source:7647718 Source:7647571 2nd November 1943
burial Reading Crematorium Non-War Cemetery Reading United Kingdom Source:7647718

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Frederick William Owen
Initials FWO
Last Name Potts
Source 8504388
First Names Fred
Initials F
Source 7647563
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
54 Edgehill Street, Reading United Kingdom parents address known April 1901
54, Edgehill Street, Reading, Berkshire United Kingdom parents address known 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 70160 Berkshire Yeomanry Trooper
British Army 1300 Berkshire Yeomanry I/1st Berkshire Yeomanry, Territorial Force, Lance Corporal
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Thomas Potts father
Thirza Potts mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Nellie Potts sister 1896
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ruth Wellstead wife 15th December 1915

Media

Communities

Communities

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Anne1202
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Anne1202
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Charlotte33

External Evidence

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The London Gazette, 1st October 1915. Rob23648
Marriage Certificate Rob23648
Frederick Potts V.C Memorial Trust website Rob23648

Multimedia

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Private Fred Potts was awarded the Victoria Cross Anne1202
Trooper Frederick William Owen Potts 1893–1943 V.C Rob23648
Medals Rob23648
Census return 1911 Rob23648
Potts Family Rob23648

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